Twelve-year-old Koby, who has lost a foot in an accident, sees a chance to prove her self-reliance to her parents when she tries to rescue two stranded pilot whales near her home in the Florida Keys.
Family Relationships; Disability and Health; Separation; Physical disability; separated parents; missing foot; prosthetic foot
separated mother and father
Maryland Children's Book Award, 1998, Winner, Middle School
Booklist Book Review Stars, 1995
Middle And Junior High School Library Catalog, Eighth Edition, 2000
Middle and Junior High School Library Catalog, Ninth Edition, 2005
Florida Keys; rescue; isolation; whales; friendship; accident; dinghy
Mikaelsen, Ben, "Stranded" (2010). Diverse Families. 1922.